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Police officer ‘who rejected N6m bribe’ named 2019 Integrity Icon

Francis Erhabor, the divisional police officer of Itam, Akwa Ibom state police command, has received the 2019 Integrity Icon award for rejecting a N6 million bribe to compromise the security system while he was a pipeline commander in Edo. The Integrity Icon summit & award is organised by Accountability Lab in partnership with Luminate, MacArthur and Ford Foundation “to name and fame honest government officials, thereby encouraging integrity in the public service”. The officer was honoured a [...]

Police officer ‘who rejected N6m bribe’ named 2019 Integrity Icon2020-01-23T09:40:50+00:00

Workplace honesty: Policeman emerges lead integrity icon

A Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP), Mr. Francis Erhabor has emerged the lead Integrity Icon of 2019 in a workplace honesty survey conducted by the Accountability Lab Nigeria, an organisation committed to “naming  and faming” honest civil servants in Nigeria. Other icons honoured at the award event which held Tuesday night in Abuja were Kacheilom Betram Roberts-Ndukwe, a teacher at GSS Andoni in Rivers state; Tina Odinakachi Iirmdu, a lecturer at the University of Jos; Christian Ahiauzu, an I [...]

Workplace honesty: Policeman emerges lead integrity icon2020-01-23T09:34:45+00:00

CSO recognises 5 outstanding Nigerians in Abuja

By Kadiri Abdulralahman Abuja – Accountability Lab, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO), on Tuesday recognised five outstanding Nigerian civil servants, who maintained virtues of integrity and transparency in the discharge of their duties. The awardees were awarded with the Integrity Icon Award for 2019. The awardees were Mrs Kacherlam Betran, a Teacher from Adoni, Rivers State, CSP Francis Erhabor of Nigeria Police and Tina Odinakachi , a Lecturer at the University of Jos. Others are Christian A [...]

CSO recognises 5 outstanding Nigerians in Abuja2020-01-22T12:03:06+00:00

Nigeria Police officer ‘who’s never received bribe’ gets top award

The Divisional Police Officer, Itam, Akwa Ibom State Police Command, Francis Erhabor, says he has never taken a bribe in the course of his work as a police officer. “The issue of my being here today started from when I entered the job, I took a strong vow, I knew my system thrive in corruption and I said to myself, ‘If I would in any way corrupt myself, I told the Lord don’t humiliate me in secret, show me on big time televisions like NTA, BBC, and CNN,” Mr Erhabor said recently. He said he was [...]

Nigeria Police officer ‘who’s never received bribe’ gets top award2020-01-22T11:42:24+00:00

‘Lack of integrity may undermine national productivity, growth’

Experts have decried the impact poor integrity in Nigeria’s public and private sector, insisting that this could undermine economic projection and national development. Speaking during the 2020 edition of Integrity Icon, a programme organised by Accountability Lab Nigeria, in Abuja, yesterday, stakeholders noted that integrity across sectors of the economy remained the foundation to the nation’s development. While urging government at all levels to come up with the right policy that would ensure [...]

‘Lack of integrity may undermine national productivity, growth’2020-01-22T11:26:50+00:00

Integrity Icon Profile: Musu M. Mulbah, Midwife

Integrity Icon is a global campaign by the Accountability Lab that is powered by citizens who search for honest government officials. It aims to generate debate around the idea of integrity and demonstrate the importance of honesty and personal responsibility. The Bush Chicken is profiling the five finalists from Liberia for 2019. Musu M. Mulbah serves the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare as the focal person for all sexual and gender-based violence cases at the C. B. Dunbar Hospital in Gbar [...]

Integrity Icon Profile: Musu M. Mulbah, Midwife2020-01-16T10:13:17+00:00

Catching People “Doing the Right Thing” in Mexico with the Bosch Alumni Network!

A few years ago, the Accountability Lab began a campaign called Integrity Icon. We were fed up with the constant stream of bad news around issues of corruption- that endlessly focused on the problem and the wrong-doers, without offering any solutions. Integrity Icon flips that narrative- by “naming and faming” honest government officials and celebrating them very publicly in a way that can lift up these role-models, rebuild trust and give citizens hope for a better future. The campaign has led t [...]

Catching People “Doing the Right Thing” in Mexico with the Bosch Alumni Network!2020-01-15T13:47:58+00:00

They’re The Bravest, Humblest Civil Servants In Pakistan

Tracking down killers. Standing up to corruption. Fighting for the little guy. It's all just part of the job for the five civil servants from across Pakistan who were honored Monday night in Islamabad at Integrity Icon 2019. The goal of the award ceremony is to " 'name and fame' instead of 'name and shame,' " shining examples of government workers, explains Fayyaz Yaseen of Accountability Lab, a nonprofit group that promotes transparency and accountability. "When people talk about corruption, th [...]

They’re The Bravest, Humblest Civil Servants In Pakistan2020-01-14T13:00:40+00:00

Policeman, NAFDAC Official, Teacher Make Integrity Icons Shortlist

The award is a global campaign by Accountability Lab powered by citizens in search of honest government officials. BY SAHARAREPORTERS, NEW YORK - JAN 09, 2020 A policeman, CSP Francis Erhabor, has been shortlisted among five Nigerians as 2019 Integrity Icons. The award is a global campaign by Accountability Lab powered by citizens in search of honest government officials. The other four finalists include Tani Ali Nimlan, an official of the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Contro [...]

Policeman, NAFDAC Official, Teacher Make Integrity Icons Shortlist2020-01-10T09:39:07+00:00

Principal from Mathugama crowned winner of Integrity Icon 2019

P.A.C. Priyadarshani, the Principal of St. Mary’s College, Mathugama, was crowned the winner of Integrity Icon 2019 on Monday, having earned the most votes through the public SMS poll, which garnered over 20,000 votes. The Integrity Icon 2019 final also felicitated four other icons - Sri Lanka Customs Central Investigation Bureau Assistant Superintendent A.M.A.S. Amarasinghe; Coast Conservation Department Director General B.K.P. Chandrakeerthi; Verugal, Trincomalee Divisional Secretary K. Kunana [...]

Principal from Mathugama crowned winner of Integrity Icon 20192020-01-14T13:38:22+00:00
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